New Website!

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by! But I have moved and there is a lot more fun stuff happening here!

Hope you enjoy the new page 🙂

Gotta keep running on the mind!

I hope your running is going well! It just occurred to me, however, that running is still probably only a small blip on your radar.

I want to give you some great running outlets that you can learn from and gain more valuable tips. While everything I have to offer here can be used for everyone, sometimes it helps to get more information or other perspectives! Continue reading

Week 2: Keep on keepin’ on

Week 2, and hopefully you have at least 4 days of running behind you! Even if you weren’t able to do a full 1.5 miles, I hope that you got out and tried.

Week 2 won’t be much different. Becoming a good runner, or even someone who enjoys running, takes a long time. When I first started, I ran about 2 miles every time for at least a month. However, I later learned that our bodies are capable of much more than we think or even know, so I am confident you will be able to hit your goal this week!

Week 2 Goal: 4 runs, at least one of them 2 miles.

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Superbowl Sunday! Work it out like a football player

Superbowl is finally here!! Aaaand, second to Thanksgiving, it’s the most popular eating day in our country. What does that mean? You better be getting a run in before settling down with a plate of wings and an ice cold beer!

Today, if you don’t feel like getting in a long run, consider getting your workout on…. like a football player!

For the players to run in a touchdown, they have to do some serious conditioning. Building your leg muscles is important to endure a long run.

Some workouts to consider:

  • Grapevine
  • Jump squats
  • Quick sprints
  • Jumping jacks
  • High knees

The trick here is to do these moves in quick bursts, about 30 seconds a piece, giving it everything you have throughout each move. Do them back to back, with 30 seconds of rest between finishing the full routine and starting another.

Before you decide to take the day off all together, consider what it will take to burn off your football eats:

I hope everyone has a great Superbowl Sunday!

Get your run or workout in before the game and snack easy afterwards!

Have fun with your run this weekend

The weekend is here, you’re tired from a long week of work and don’t want to get out for a run. However, staying on track throughout the weekend is very important. Not to mention this weekend, with super bowl munchies on Sunday. Most weekends, though, we unintentionally end up eating significantly more calories than during the week. In an article from MSNBC, dietitian Kim Gorman said, “Many dieters feels as though they’re dieting all the time but not losing weight, when, in fact, they’re creating a calorie deficit Monday through Friday but filling it — and more — during the weekend.”
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Come On A Run With Me!

Good afternoon fellow runners! Although I am in Cali and you are…. well, not with me at 6am when I’m out running, I decided to take you with me today! That’s right, I got a little funky this morning and took the cam.

These picture represent some of my motivation for running at o’dark thirty. Gorgeous sunrises and ocean views are enough to get me out of bed for a 10k before work!! So, come along 🙂

I hope you enjoy this run as much as the runs you’ve had all week!

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